Middelburg is located in the Karoo Heartland in the Eastern Cape and lies halfway between Port
Elizabeth and Bloemfontein as well as halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town. It serves as a
stopover for many a travellers on-route to somewhere.
The town is steeped in Anglo Boer War history and in close proximity to Market Square stands the
Dutch Reformed Church, the Methodist Church and the town hall. Just outside Middelburg lies the
Karoo National Park, one of the main attractions of the area.
Middelburg is recognised for its herbal plant life that grows naturally in the fields, and is also one of
the few, and best places in the world where fossil life have been discovered as well as San Rock Art
The town is also popular for its local artists, leather crafts, pure woollen products and herbal
medicines and all display their products in shops in town.
Middelburg offers quality hotel, guesthouses, B&Bs, guest farms, caravan and camping facilities and
It is an eco-adventure mecca with hiking trails, horse riding, quad bike trails, 4x4 routes, white water
tubing, clay pigeon shooting, archery, abseiling and game viewing. This is really big sky country with
starry nights and the rolling Karoo landscape, and, unlike other parts of the Karoo, here you will find
beautiful mountains, deep valleys, waterfalls and streams.
In Middelburg, you will still find people strolling down its wide streets, townsfolk chatting on the
street corners, and doors standing wide open. There is very little crime. Another advantage, is the
abundant underground water resources. It is the only Karoo town that has never had water
The town offers excellent amenities like modern shops, medical and other professional services, and
excellent housing and education facilities.
House prices are still affordable and you can still find property between R100 000-R600 000. Housing
developments such as retirement complexes are planned and it is a great time to invest in the Karoo.
Seeff Middelburg offers unique local area insight and our team of real estate agents can assist with
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